Category Archives: Hydro/Marine

xyHt Weekly News Recap: 07/16/2021

Esri Releases New Predictive 2050 Global Land Cover Map Esri Awards GIS Users for Innovations Velodyne Lidar Partners with NVIDIA Metropolis for Infrastructure Solutions Zoom75 & Zoom 95 – The New GeoMax Robotic Total Stations Lidar Helps Reveal Radiation Hot Spots at Chernobyl GIS-Pro 2021: October 3-6, 2021 Setting the Record Straight: The RETAIN Act...

CZMIL SuperNova is Changing Bathymetric Lidar

CZMIL SuperNova, Teledyne Optech’s next generation bathymetric lidar system, is changing the way information about coastal territory is collected and processed. Terratec AS, a leading Norwegian mapping firm, is the first private company to acquire the CZMIL SuperNova and the only company in the EU to engage in work around environmental change and coastal zone mapping...

World Hydrography Day

It’s June so that means kids are out of school for the summer, parents are dreaming of a little family vacation, and if it's June 21 it means it is World Hydrog­raphy Day.

AUVs: Crucial to Seafloor Mapping Effort

In 1775, in Saybrook, Connecticut, the brothers David and Ezra Bushnell built Turtle, a little egg-shaped wooden submarine held together by iron straps, with a 30-minute air supply. The next year, in New York Harbor, Turtle engaged in the first naval battle in history involving a submarine. The first autonomous underwater vehicles (AUVs), undersea systems...